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      AQUAVIRON CAP

      Country of origin: INDIA

      Seller Information

      10 Units/pack

      MRP 176

      Inclusive of all Taxes

      FLAT 20% OFF On bills above 1000.0
      AQUAVIRON CAP

      AQUAVIRON CAP
      Uses and Benefits

      Uses and Benefits

      Aquaviron capsule is used in the treatment of male hypogonadism caused due to low levels of testosterone hormone which includes delayed puberty, impotence and other abnormal hormonal balances. The capsule helps in restoring the levels of testosterone in male body. It acts as the male sex hormone – testosterone and improves sperm production in males and helps in proper functioning of reproductive organs like testis in males and ovaries in females. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

      Composition

      Composition

      e active ingredient of Aquaviron capsule is Testosterone decanoate (40mg).

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Mechanism of Action of Drugs

      Aquaviron capsule is similar to male natural male hormone, testosterone. It helps in the growth, formation and functioning of the male sexual organs, as well as the development of typical secondary sexual characteristics. The medicine works by replacing the testosterone generated naturally in the body with synthetic testosterone.

      Contraindications and Cautions

      Contraindications and Caution

      Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before using Aquaviron capsule.

      • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the capsule
      • Known or suspected carcinoma of the breast (in males) or prostate
      • Current or history of liver tumours
      • Hypercalcaemia or hypercalciuria
      • Age related hypogonadism
      • Serious cardiac, renal or hepatic impairment
      • Pregnancy and lactation

      Caution:

      • Cardiovascular disease, ischaemic heart disease
      • Hypertension
      • Thrombophilia
      • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
      • Depression
      • Epilepsy, migraines
      • Diabetes mellitus
      • History of nasal disorders, sinus surgery
      Side Effects

      Side and Adverse Effects

      The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Aquaviron capsule. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. More common side effects include:

      • Headache
      • Dizziness
      • Urinary obstruction or retention
      • Abdominal pain or discomfort
      • Nausea
      • Diarrhea
      • Weight gain
      • Worsening of hypertension
      • Breast enlargement in male
      • Increased red blood cells
      • Increased sweating
      • Pruritis, rash
      • Cough
      • Sinusitis

      Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

      • Hypercalcaemia
      • Hypercalciuria
      • Sleep apnoea
      • Cholestatic hepatitis
      • Jaundice
      • Gynaecomastia
      • Depression
      • Liver tumours leading to intraabdominal haemorrhage
      How to Use

      How to Use

      Take Aquaviron capsule as directed by your doctor. Do not use this medicine for durations shorter or longer than suggested by your doctor. Avoid missing or forgetting the dose, if you do, take Aquaviron capsule as soon as remember, however if its almost time for your next dose, skip the previous dose and take it according to your normal scheduled time.
      Aquaviron capsule should be taken with food for enhanced absorption. Take the capsule at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.

      Overdosage

      Avoid taking medicine more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the capsule, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Aquaviron capsule, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

      • Acne
      • Headaches
      • Excessive body hair
      • High sex drive
      • Increased appetite
      • Hypertension
      • Aggressive or risk-taking behaviour
      Warnings and Precautions

      Warnings and Precautions

      Use this capsule only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dose adjustments or complete avoidance of the Aquaviron capsule may be required in the following conditions:

      Kidney:

      Caution is advised among people with kidney problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this capsule.

      Liver:

      Extreme caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the Aquaviron capsule may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine. However, this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe liver diseases.

      Pregnancy:

      Aquaviron capsule might be risky to use during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      Lactation:

      This medicine is unsafe for use by nursing mothers as there is a risk of side effects on the infant. We suggest you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

      Alcohol:

      Consumption of alcohol with Aquaviron capsule is not recommended as it increases the risk of side effects such as nausea, confusion, dizziness, light headedness. If found any symptoms of extreme drowsiness, vomiting, weakness, report to your doctor immediately.

      Driving:

      Aquaviron capsule in some patients may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, confusion, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      Food:

      Flax seeds, nuts, processed food should be avoided while taking Aquaviron capsule.

      Drug Interactions:

      Alert your doctor if you are taking Aquaviron capsule with any of the below medicines:
      Anticoagulants: Warfarin
      Carbamazepine
      Phenytoin
      Primidone
      Phenylbutazone
      Barbiturates
      Oxymetazoline
      Levothyroxine
      Fluconazole
      Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

      Precautions
      • Do not use this capsule post the expiry date
      • Do not use this medication for durations longer than suggested by your doctor
      • Store at room temperature (20-25 degree Celsius)
      FDA Pregnancy Category

      FDA Pregnancy Category

      Category X: Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities or/and there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.


      Drug Composition information
      Therapeutic Classification

      Androgens & Related Synthetic Drugs


      Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions

      What is the use of Aquaviron Capsule?
      Aquaviron capsule is used in the treatment of male hypogonadism caused due to low levels of testosterone hormone which includes delayed puberty, impotence and other abnormal hormonal balances. The capsule helps in restoring the levels of testosterone in male body. It acts as the male sex hormone – testosterone and improves sperm production in males and helps in proper functioning of reproductive organs like testis in males and ovaries in females.

      Can we take this medicine daily?
      No, do not take the medicine daily. Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      How many Aquaviron capsules can be taken in a day?
      Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one capsule per day.

      What are the side effects of this medicine?
      The capsule is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include headache, cough, dizziness, diarrhea, urinary obstruction or retention, weight gain, abdominal pain or discomfort, worsening of hypertension, breast enlargement in male, increased red blood cells, increased sweating, sinusitis. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as hypercalcaemia, hypercalciuria, sleep apnoea, cholestatic hepatitis, jaundice, gynaecomastia, depression, liver tumours leading to intraabdominal haemorrhage.

      Does this medication make you sleepy?
      Aquaviron capsule in some patients may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, confusion, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

      When should I take the medicine?
      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      Is this medicine harmful for health?
      This medicine is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to acne, headaches, excessive body hair, high sex drive, increased appetite, hypertension, aggressive or risk-taking behaviour.

      Can we take this capsule on empty stomach or with food?
      The medicine should be taken with food for enhanced absorption.

      What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Aquaviron capsule?
      If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients known or suspected carcinoma of the breast (in males) or prostate, current or history of liver tumours, hypercalcaemia or hypercalciuria, age related hypogonadism, serious cardiac, renal or hepatic impairment, pregnancy and lactation, ischaemic heart disease, hypertension, thrombophilia, benign prostatic hyperplasia, depression, epilepsy, migraines, diabetes mellitus, history of nasal disorders, sinus surgery.

      Can I give this medicine to a child?
      This capsule is not recommended to children 12 years since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

      How long does the effect of medicine last?
      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is approximately 4-8 days.

      Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
      Aquaviron capsule might be risky to use during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

      At what time can I take the medicine?
      To get the most benefits, take the medicine preferably at the same time as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.

      Can I take this capsule without a doctor’s prescription?
      No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

      Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am using this medicine?
      Consumption of alcohol with Aquaviron capsule is not recommended as it increases the risk of side effects such as nausea, confusion, dizziness, light headedness. If found any symptoms of extreme drowsiness, vomiting, weakness, report to your doctor immediately.

      How to store the medicine?
      Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the capsule according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

      If I have trouble swallowing this capsule, can I mix it in water and drink?
      Aquaviron capsule is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

      How long should I take this medicine?
      Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

      By when should I start seeing results of the medicine?
      The duration required for this medicine to show its action in the body is 4-5 hours.

      What are the alternate medicines to Aquaviron capsule?
      Cernos Tablet
      Testoki 40Mg Tablet

      Note: All the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional to be sure.

      Seller Information
      Manufactured By

      ABBOTT

      abbott india ltd,3-4 corporarte park,sion-trombay road,mumbai-400071

      Packed By

      ABBOTT

      abbott india ltd,3-4 corporarte park,sion-trombay road,mumbai-400071

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        On prescription medicines, orders above Rs 1000 T & C

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